The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency says a central Florida-based pesticide producer has agreed to pay more than $1.7 million in civil penalties for allegedly distributing and selling mislabeled pesticides.
After weeks of downplaying problems with the state’s new unemployment claims website, Florida officials announced that they are withholding a $3 million payment to the company that built it.
SeaWorld has set up a website and posted ads in a handful of newspapers around the nation in response to a critical documentary that inspired eight musical acts to cancel performances at the company’s Orlando marine park.
Retailers have pitched in to make sure some Florida National Guardsmen have the transportation to get home for the holidays.
Delta Air Lines is apologizing after a passenger’s boarding pass has a confirmation code of “H8GAYS.”
The Q3 report from financial and property analysis company CoreLogic shows that 13 percent – or 6.4 million – of all homeowners are still in negative equity despite that number having dropped from 7.2 million at the end of the second quarter this year.
The so-called ‘back-end’ problems could mean that consumers who think they’ve successfully signed up for a health plan, may find themselves unable to access their coverage come January. The problems include enrollment information that’s rendered practically useless by errors, duplication or garbles. Efforts to fix the issues are underway.
Federal health officials, after encouraging alternate sign-up methods amid the fumbled rollout of their online insurance website, began quietly urging counselors around the country this week to stop using paper applications to enroll people in health insurance because of concerns those applications would not be processed in time.
Two Florida cities lead the nation in foreclosures of high-end properties worth $5 million or more.
Counselors helping people use the federal government’s online health exchange are giving mixed reviews to the updated site, with some zipping through the application process while others are facing the same old sputters and even crashes.